Academic Achievements

American International College in Springfield, MA congratulates the 474 students named to the Fall 2015 Dean’s List. Dean’s List students are full-time students with a grade point average between 3.3 and 4.0. Students from the Tri-Town named to the Dean’s List include: – Mikayla Demanche of Rochester – Hunter Cooney of Rochester Springfield College has […] Read more »

Mini-Marathon ZBA Hearing

The agenda for the January 21 meeting of the Mattapoisett Zoning Board of Appeals contained only three hearings, but two of the three required plenty of time to air questions and concerns before action could be taken. Nils Johnson, owner and innkeeper of the Inn on Shipyard Park, petitioned the board for a commercial special […] Read more »

Elks Student of the Month

The Elks of Wareham Lodge No. 1548 sponsors the Elks Student of the Month and Student of the Year Awards for students enrolled in local area high schools. The criteria used in nominating a student includes a student who excels in scholarship, citizenship, performing arts, fine arts, hobbies, athletics, church, school and community service, industry […] Read more »

ORR Student a Trailblazer in Engineering

Old Rochester Regional High School senior Nicole Mattson has grabbed herself an ‘A’ for her senior project in Tom Norris’ Intro to Engineering class – a robotic claw she printed from the school’s 3D printer, assembled, and programmed to open and close on its own. A lot of time, sweat, and brainpower were involved for […] Read more »

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Please join us at the Joseph H. Plumb Memorial Library on Saturday, February 6 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for Take Your Child to the Library Day, a national grassroots celebration inviting families to the library to discover all the services available! Special events have been scheduled: 11:00 am – noon: Mr. Vinny of […] Read more »

Comedy Dinner-Show Fundraiser

The Showstoppers community-service singing troupe will be hosting its annual Adult Comedy Night Fundraiser at Salerno’s Seaside Function Hall located at 196 Onset Avenue in Onset Village on Friday, February 5. Doors will open at 6:00 pm for cocktails and crudités. Tickets are $30 and include an Italian dinner buffet and comedy show featuring two […] Read more »

Local Teen Looks To Form Jazz Group

For Mattapoisett teenager and Old Rochester Regional Junior High student Patrick Igoe, mornings are for practice, afternoons are for practice, and evenings are for practice – practicing the bass, that is. At just 13, he already has an impressive musical resume, but more than anything else, right now he’s hoping to find likeminded musicians in […] Read more »

Warren S. Savaria

Warren S. Savaria, 60, a lifelong resident of Rochester, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016, in the presence of his family, encircled in love. He was the son of the late Charles and Constance (Nute) Savaria. Mr. Savaria was a painter by trade and learned his craft at an early age from his surrogate father, […] Read more »

Marion Republican Town Committee

The Marion Republican Town Committee will conduct its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 2 at 7:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall, 164 Front Street, Marion. During this meeting, Allen Waters, a Republican candidate for 9th Congressional District, will discuss his run for office and more. Please join us. The public and new members […] Read more »

Gateway Youth Hockey

Pee Wees: Gateway Gladiator Pee Wees played the North Devils on Sunday night. Gateway won the game by a score of 3-0 off of goals by Stephen Old, Ben Demoranville and new team mate Sean Pollack. Pollack was assisted by RJ Vickery and Emily Roberge. Gateway goal tender Ryker King played another strong game to […] Read more »